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Fourth Annual Melbourne Anarchist Bookfair : August 9, 2014

The fourth annual Melbourne Anarchist Bookfair will be taking place at the Abbotsford Convent on Saturday, August 9 this year. The Bookfair consists of around 40 or so stalls by independent and radical booksellers and activist groups. Alongside the stalls, … Continue reading

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RIP Rik Mayall

And the grown-ups will say "But why are the kids crying?" And the kids will say "Haven't you heard? Rik is dead! The People's Poet is dead!" — Kamahl Santamaria (@KamahlAJE) June 9, 2014 And then a particularly sensitive and … Continue reading

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Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey supports free higher education (1987) #bustthebudget

*This Friday in Melbourne (May 30) there’s a ‘March for Medicare’ @ 5.30pm @ State Library. See also : “If the rich are happy, who could ask for anything more?” #Budget2014 (May 14, 2014).

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FORUM : movement beyond borders : Saturday, November 30, 6pm

The ‘beyond borders collective’ has organised a public forum to be held at Trades Hall next Saturday. It looks really interesting … so I’ll have to try hard to find an excuse not to attend: It seems like every day … Continue reading

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Pay the Writers?

Well this post is really only a matter of recording some bookmarks … I didn’t realise this ’til now, but Crikey owner Private Media are launching a new arts site. Good for them. Problem is, current policy is not to … Continue reading

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Cheeky Brazilian anarchists promise to disrupt ‘absurd’ World Cup [The Times]

[*Teachers in Brazil have been on strike. In Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday last week 'Anarchist groups smashed banks and burnt a bus, while "Black Block" protesters threw firebombs at the police, who responded with teargas, rubber bullets and percussion … Continue reading

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Students are STILL revolting//The Mad Monk & SPARTA (Defend North Korean Deformed Workers State!)

The Spartacists rejected the claim. Awesome! Courtesy of AA, I’ve discovered that one of my favourite Tory ex-student politicians/Victorian Liberal Party powerbroker, Michael Kroger, is a leftist trainspotter! The Man About Town has been gracing the pages of Uncle Rupert‘s … Continue reading

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(My Favourite) #AnarchistTVShows

I Demonstrated With Jeannie Beywatch Meet the AK Press The Guts Of The Last Vicar Of Dibley How I Met Your Mother Jones Schnewsnight Boardwalk Collective The AnarchoSyndicalist Electric Company When Capitalists Attack Shit My Arresting Officer Says Hanging With … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot : сингл для приговора Путин зажигает костры // Putin Lights Up the Fires

Also here and here. …translation : Alex Bulgakov… The state in a jail is stronger than time The more arrests – the happier And every arrest – with love to a sexist Whose cheeks are shaking as his stomach and … Continue reading

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Free Pussy Riot! Melbourne rally, Friday, April 20

PuSsY RiOt is a kick-arse group of anarchist/feminist/punk malcontents from Russia. Formed in October last year, their creative acts of resistance to the plutocracy in that country has made them, like so many others, targets of state repression. Currently, three … Continue reading

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